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Two-year-olds: the big research gap?

It’s notoriously difficult to investigate what is going on in very young children’s engagements with moving-image media. Rag Doll Productions, the creators of Teletubbies and In the Night Garden, have accumulated an enormous video archive of toddlers and preschoolers watching their programmes. But only a minority are filmed in children’s own homes, and they cannot […]

Children and Film

On Tuesday I am heading to the European Conference on Children’s Film and then the KIDS Regio Forum 2014. I’m very keen to exchange ideas with other researchers, children’s content creators, funders and distributors from within the European film industry. The aim of the forum is to raise the  profile and increase access to children’s […]

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This is a forum for discussion on the media-related issues facing children and parents, on all platforms. Over time there will be a range of content posted here by key academics on research and policy.   CMF supporters and patrons may comment on the blog entries and so join the debate.  

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